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seo paper. th d to the cameras as he headed out for dinner with rebekah brookes, his embattled british c.e.o. this is damage control by a man who shows well how to manage his message. but the phone hacking scandal has already cost him one of his most profitable papers. yesterday evening, staff leaving the "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain. a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism squarely aimed at british working people who enjoyed seeing the rich and the powerful taken down a peg or two. but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voicemails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent, who authorized a reported million dollar out-of-court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i
, anthony. anthony mason. the murdochs weren't the only ones who testified today. rebekah brooks was editor of the "news of the world" when the phone hacking first took place. she admitted that mistakes were made but said her company acted properly and quickly. she resigned last week as head of newscorp's british newspapers. back in this country where the clock is now winding down toward a possible government default, the house of representatives spent most of the day debating a republican plan to cut trillions of dollars from the federal budget. there is only one problem-- all sides concede that even if the bill did pass the senate, too-- and that's a long shot-- it faces a certain presidential veto and will never become law. so why do that when time is short? here is congressional correspondent nancy cordes. >> reporter: the house republicans pasted their answer to the debt ceiling crisis without democratic support. >> i'll bet you cash money that it ain't going to become the law. >> reporter: conservatives call the bill cut cap and balance because it cuts spending this year and caps it a
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british c.e.o. rebecca brooks and his son james face questions from investigators about what they knew and when. in the u.s. where rupert murdoch has his corporate headquarters, three u.s. senators are now asking the american attorney general to look into whether or not the company might have been breaking the law, especially with these allegations of police payoffs. >> mitchell: a lot of people are asking how could the u.s. congress call for something like that over a law that may have been broken overseas. >> reporter: there's a piece of federal legislation, the foreign corrupt practice act that outlaws bribery by american corporations no matter where the world they are operating. >> mitchell: i see. liz palmer, thank you very much. coming up, a big setback today for libyan rebels. our mark philips is on the front lines. women's pro soccer, the biggest goal: survival. and how the space shuttle helped us see the universe as we have never seen it before. when the "cbs evening news" continues. at a time. that's how it is with alzheimer's disease. she needs help from me. and her medicati
to close down operations. yet today, owner rupert murdoch expressed "total support for rebekah brooks," the embattled executive who formerly edited the paper. south sudan became the newest nation trying to become the u.n.'s 193rd member following civil wars that left an estimated 1.5 million dead. holding most of the nation's oil reserve, continued tensions in the former sudan. dignitaries at the ceremonies were colin powell and u.n. envoy susan rice. a federal judge in new york city heard arguments in a lawsuit that challenges search procedures at the u.s. border. at issue the privacy of personal electronic devices and the plaintiff is an american citizen who says he has done nothing wrong. michelle miller has more. >> i've crossed the border dozens of times. >> pascal was on a train from montreal to new york last year when his travel history raised concerns at the u.s. border. >> i lived in jordan. i've traveled to lebanon. and i've also been to yemen. >> border agents searched his belongings, seized his laptop and ordered him to log on. >> next thing i know, my laptop is being peru
that he had bribed police. so far, rebecca brooks, a former editor turned senior executive, hasn't been investigated, even though she told a parliamentary committee that... >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> it was fear of murdoch before a few days ago, now it's just unalloyed loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he
notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice mails belonging to relatives of fallen soldiers and a murdered teenager. journalists also hacked into the phones of celebrities who found out and sued. it was james, rupert murdoch's son and heir apparent who authorized a reported million-dollar out of court settlement to at least one of the hacking victims. this week, he admitted it was a mistake. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete investigation and that's a matter of real regret for me. >> reporter: in fact it raises dangerou
, including murdoch's son james, and the former c.e.o. rebekah brooks who was arrested on the weekend. she and cameron are neighbors who travel in the same circles. today he was forced to deny he had ever invited her for a sleep-over. >> i've never held a slumber party or seen her in her pajamas. >> reporter: cameron was bloodied, shall we say, in parliament today, but not broken. however this thing is far from over. his enemies expect more damaging allegations to surface when the judicial led inquiry into phone hacking gets under way. russ? >> mitchell: elizabeth palmmer in london, thank you. turns out that hacking into voice mail in the united states is pretty easy. depending on your phone carrier. bill whitaker looked into that. >> reporter: the targets of the tabloid hacking scandal included british royals, commoners and screen actors like hugh grant. >> i this think is the water shed moment. >> reporter: but don't think it's just the scourge of the celebrated and sensational on the other side of the atlantic. your phone and my phone can be hacked. >> my ex-girlfriend found her way int
brooks. the murdoches could refuse. brook, a british citizen, can be legally compelled. and just as british parliament united in a call on murdoch to withdraw his bid for control of pay tv company bskyb, the wily media tycoon struck preemptively. he announced he was withdrawing his bid. today he surprised everyone with this statement from news corp, quote, we believe it's too difficult for the bid to progress and it is being read here as a humiliation for murdoch. we should also note that news corp's announcement came out at the precise moment that prime minister cameron was sitting down to meet the family of milly doweler that sparked this controversy in the first place. >> interesting timing indeed. what's the reaction to this rather new developmr%] at this point? >> well, many people say it doesn't change anything. murdoch can re-introduce his bid later potentially in the criminal and parliamentary inquiries will continue regardless into the alleged wrongdoing by his newspapers and there may be a debate should he even own the portion of bskyb that he already has. it's a scanda
. at the center of the ugly storm, rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" at the time and now runs the murdock newspaper "empire". >> it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: the stain of the scandal is seeping into the prime minister's office and there are now legal issues about paying the police for information. people have already gone to jail earlier in this story and' not over yet. >> mark phillips in london thank you. >>> as you just heard from mark the same tabloid already admitted breaking into the voice mail of a long list of celebrities including actor hugh grant who joins us from london. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is public outrage as a result of the case with this missing little girl here. that's what it's going to take to take tabloids like "news of the world" to kind of clean up their act? >> is that what it's going to take, is that what you said? >> public outrage. like you mentioned it was all about celebrities before. now when you're bringing in missing kids is that what it's finally going to take to get something done here? >> i think that's righ
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brooks also took the hot seat and chose her words carefully. she is already under police investigation. >> things went badly wrong at the "news of the world" and we are doing our best now to sort it out. >> reporter: a separate committee grilled london's former chief of police who resigned because of allegations police took bribes from murdoch reporters. charlie d'agata, cbs news london. >>> an hour ago congress passed a tea party-backed debt reduction plan to cut $6 trillion in spending and require a balanced budget amendment to keep the government from defaulting on its loans. president obama says he will veto that bill. he wants the gang of 6 bipartisan proposal. that cuts the deficit by nearly $4 trillion over the next decade. it would include new tax revenues from closing corporation loopholes and trimming deductions for charitable giving and home mortgages. individual and corporate tax rates would be reduced. it also calls for cuts to medicare and medicaid. >> what i will be urging speaker boehner, nancy pelosi as well as leader reid and mitch mcconnell is that they tomorrow are
international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murdered school girl milly dowler whose phone was hacked by "news of the world" in 2002. >> founder of the company, i was appalled to find out what had happened. >> reporter: tuesday brooks and rupert murdoch and his son, james, will be grilled by a parliamentary committee about what they knew. tom watson, a member of parliament who will question them, told me the apologies are late and hollow. >> every week, every month there's been a new revelation they've denied and subsequently had to admit. it's a half apology i'm afraid. >> parliament said on tuesday don't expect the murdochs will answer any and all questions because of an ongoing criminal investigation, but they will be pressed if they try to dodge basic probing with regard to what they knew and when. >> thank you. also is lloyd grove, editor at large for "newsweek" magazine and the daily beast. lloyd great to have you with us >> good morning. >> we've seen the two high-profile r
brooks and london's police chief but contrition for the murdochs did not give way to admitting knowledge of the dirty tricks employed by those at their newspapers. both rupert and james defending the family legacy. >> it does not mean that i have any knowledge of anyone intentionally misleading me in the company. i don't. >> reporter: saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater moments early turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been for the swift response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wife. when the hearing resumed, a shirt sleeved murdoch seemed to gain the upper hand and the respect of his interrogator. >> i must say i it shows guts for you to be able to continue answering questions under the circumstances and a lengthy session. thank you for it. >> thank you. >> reporter: at times he appeared to be bemused and not being questioned by anyone but in the end a glimpse of the man who for decades ruled his empire and for now at least rmremains >> this terrible thi
of ar rupert murdoch's tp executives has reportedly been arrested, sky news is saying rebecca brooks has become the tenth person charged in connection with the phone hacking scandal now threatening murdoch's empire. >> murdoch papers this weekend are full run page ads apologizing for hacking. the white house may call for another meeting today between congressional leaders and president obama on a deficit cutting plan, the deadline for raising the nation's debt crean is, ceiling second, that is just over two weeks away. >> there was fear of a traffic jam for a hollywood movie but we head to a two-day shut down of 405, after the partial demolition of a bridge, so far, so good. police reported unusually light traffic, and the highway will reopen early tomorrow. venezuelan president huh go chavez headed to cuba for another round of cancer treatment before departing, chavez handed over some of his powers to underlings. >> glen campbell wowed them at the bill blocks situate mississippi sunday night, 22 song set, it was the country music legend's first performance since announcing that he had a
chief executive rebecca brooks to appear before a parliamentary committee which grilled senior police officials. david cameron told parliament yesterday if you own media in this country you should be able to come under oath. >> others have said that in the behavior to watch those without a voice of their own, news international descended from the gutteders to the sewers. the tragedy, mr. speaker, they let the rats out of the sewers. >> reporter: there are questions for murdoch to answer ins. a growing number of senators are calling for news corp that includes fox news and "wall street journal" to be investigated to determine if american laws were broken. reports "news of the world" tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. >> this is a new development. uk lawmakers have asked pierce morgan in a entry in this book. what has drawn their attention today? >> he was a long time employee of "news of the world." "the mirror" may be for -- i think published in 2005 and politicians suggesting he should appear and tell them what he knew. >> cbs' dana lewis in london, thank you. good to tal
lunch with rebecca brooks. there is a scramble inside the media empire to control toxic fallout from "the news of the world" hacking scandal, which could start making waves in the u.s. >> there's also the issue of did it happen here? "the news of the world" has lots and lots of reporters at any given time on the ground in the u.s. many of its stories, particularly many of its celebrity stories are datelined here. >> reporter: the scandal broke last week with the case of millie dauer. her parents and others discovered that personal voice messages had been hack ed by nes of the journalists hunting for stories. in 2007, a secret internal investigation at murdoch's uk company -- the question now is who knew what when? the ceo of dow jones and publisher of the wall street journal, both owned by murdoch. he may have seen that report. and rupert murdoch's son, james, authorized a reported $1 million payment to one of the hacking victim. >> i acted on the advice of executives and lawyers within complete investigation. and that's a matter of real regret for me, personally. >> reporter: shareh
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